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Rick Burgess (Rick)
TechSpot Staff, 31, from Los Angeles, CA
It all started while my parents were on the computer... Computers, computers & more computers!
- Rick was last seen:
- May 23, 2013 at 6:25 PM
What's black, white and flat all over? iOS 7, if rumors prove correct. Anonymous sources in touch with 9to5Mac claim to know details about what's shaping up to be Apple's most radical iDevice update thus far: a flattened, minimalistic, anti-skeuomorphic...
With the advent of another school year on the way, HP is revamping its consumer laptop line-up. Engadget takes a detailed look with some hands-on photos of HP's rejiggered notebook families. Amongst the changes are a broad adoption of Intel's Haswell...
Kim Dotcom is once again making headlines, but not over his controversial Mega website. Rather, Dotcom claims he invented two-factor authentication. He has promised to not sue companies using the technology; namely Google, Facebook and Twitter, but only in exchange for...
Data collected by software-maker Soluto reveals that a majority of Windows 8 users mostly ignore Metro apps -- those self-contained, Modern UI-sporting, one-touch install applications found both in the Windows Store and come bundled with the OS. The Israeli-founded firm...
Delivering on earlier promises, MSI is now shipping its GX70 and newest GX60 gaming laptops. The $1,299 and $1,399 laptops are the first of their kind to feature AMD's Radeon HD 8970M -- what AMD argues may be the pinnacle...
Despite rumored supply constraints, Apple's fifth-generation iPad is to purportedly begin trial production in July. This information originates from the latest crop of rumors by Digitimes, citing its usual assortment of supply chain insiders. Volume production of the fifth-gen iPad...
Google announced that it is dropping Google Checkout in favor of its more smartphone-friendly Google Wallet service. Businesses relying on Google Checkout to process online payments will have six months to transition to another payment processor. The company says it...
Samsung is set this week to pull the curtain on two LCD panels which boast pixel densities greater than those found on Apple's Retina Macbook Pro and even Google's Pixel Chromebook. Also expected to be unveiled at Display Week is...
Google yesterday issued a cease-and-desist letter to Microsoft, demanding Redmond pull its YouTube app from the Windows Phone Store. The app has been available for over a week; however, it violates YouTube's API usage terms. Google says Microsoft has until...
In 2012, AMD began shipping its mobile line-up of Radeon HD 8000M-series just in time for the arrival of 2013. AMD unveiled today its latest addition to that mobile GPU line-up, its upcoming series of Radeon HD 8900M chips. The...
Past rumors purport that Windows Blue and Windows 8.1 may actually be one and the same. At a conference today, Microsoft CFO Tami Reller validated those rumors, stating that Windows 8.1 is not only Blue, but 8.1 is on track for...
A Motorola smartphone bearing the model number "XT1058" appeared in FCC filings last week. The "designed & assembled in the USA" device appears to be equipped with NFC, LTE 4G and geared for AT&T's network (GSM 850/1900) -- could this...
Aereo, the controversial broadcast television Internet streaming startup, will be simplifying its pricing structure on May 15. Gone will be the company's five service tiers and in their place will remain two: an $8-per-month and $12-per-month subscription with varying amount...
The FCC has proposed freeing up as much as 500MHz of spectrum for the purpose of impoving airplane Internet connectivity during flight. The bump in bandwidth could be a boon for airborne Internet junkies but may come at the expense...
Social networking icon Facebook -- perhaps with a deserved emphasis on "networking" -- announced that is now expanding its Open Compute Project in an effort to take a fresh look at enterprise-level switch design. Facebook is hoping OCP will yield a high-end,...
SignatureComputers are useless. They can only give you answers. -- Picasso
- Jul 8, 1981 (Age: 31)
- Los Angeles, CA
- System &; Network Technician
- Full Name:
- Rick Burgess
- System Specs:
- PC name:
- HP Envy 15
- Intel i7 1.6GHz Quad Core with HT
- Motherboard, Memory:
- HP Chinese Special
- Radeon HD 8530
- Onboard crap
- 320GB 7200RPM Western Digital
- Operating System:
- Windows 7